mobile devices

This Company Has the Fastest Mobile Network Speed

By now, all four major U.S. mobile wireless carriers have either launched or announced launch dates for their first fifth generation (5G) networks. 5G networks may be capable of download ...
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States with the Fastest Mobile Broadband Speeds

Among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the difference in download speeds of the state with the fastest downloads and the state with the lowest is nearly a ...
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Up to 3 Million Affected by T-Mobile Data Breach

Wireless provider T-Mobile USA Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is notifying between 2 million and 3 million customers that some of their personal information was stolen by hackers on Monday, August 20. ...
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Why Two Seemingly Identical Wireless Network Tests Give Such Different Results

By Chris Mills of BGR.com Wireless carriers spend billions of dollars every year to make their network the fastest and most consistent, so as you can imagine, crowning a winner ...
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Smartwatch 5-Year Forecast Says Sales to Double

The global market for wearable devices grew by more than 10% in 2017 and is on track to rise by another 13.2% in 2018 to a total of 132.9 million ...
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Apple Grabs Lead From Fitbit in Wearables Market

The worldwide market for wearable devices like fitness trackers and smartwatches rose 10.3% in 2017. The industry shipped 115.4 million units last year, compared with 104.6 million units in 2016. ...
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Alphabet Launching ARCore at Mobile World Congress

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) said Friday that it is launching its augmented reality (AR) software development kit for Android, ARCore 1.0, at next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. ...
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Mobile Apps Generated $58.6 Billion in 2017, Apple Sales Double Google’s

Revenues generated by mobile apps and game sales rose 35% year over year in 2017 to $58.6 billion. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) nabbed $38.5 billion in sales at its App ...
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Consumers Mostly Click Mobile Ads by Accident

Philadelphia department store magnate John Wanamaker once said that he knew 50% of the money he spent on advertising was wasted — he just didn't know which 50%. Companies that ...
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Does Deal With Ford Offset Qualcomm’s Potential Loss of Apple?

A late report on Monday cited sources who said that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is designing its next iteration of iPhones and iPads with modem chips from Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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Amazon Launches Cheap New Tablet

Earlier this week, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the launch of its new high-end Fire HD 10 tablet. Priced at $149.99, it comes with more memory and a bigger battery, ...
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Amazon Slashes Prices on Fire Tablets

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has marked down the price on its Fire tablets, which many analysts believe have never sold well. The deals target subscribers to Amazon's Prime service. The ...
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Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana Devices Will Soon Talk to Each Other

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Wednesday morning that, sometime later this year, users will be able to open Microsoft's Cortana voice control software from Echo ...
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3.6 Billion Mobile Ad Clicks Are Fraudulent

For internet users, one of the big threats is that they will click on a link or open an email that infects their computer or mobile device with the aim ...
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Google Plans Its Own Ad Blocker for Chrome

On an advertising-supported medium like the worldwide web, programs that prevent ads from being seen impose big costs on both the advertisers and the websites that depend on advertising for ...
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